MEARNS, ARTHUR STEWART Name: Arthur Stewart Mearns Branch/Rank: United States Air Force/O4 Unit: Date of Birth: 12 July 1929 Home City of Record: GREAT NECK NY Date of Loss: 11 November 1966 Country of Loss: North Vietnam Loss Coordinates: 211359 North 1070457 East Status (in 1973): Missing In Action Category: 1 Aircraft/Vehicle/Ground: F105D Missions: Other Personnel in Incident: Refno: 0519 Source: Compiled by P.O.W. NETWORK from one or more of the following: raw data from U.S. Government agency sources, correspondence with POW/MIA families, published sources, interviews and CACCF = Combined Action Combat Casualty File. REMARKS: Quang Ninh near Dinh Lap, fifteen miles from China. Cora Weiss said he was dead. The squadron leader said the mission was to interdict rail from China to Hanoi. 09/30/77 REMAINS RETURNED BY SRV CACCF PILOT/CRASH EGRESS HITESHEW WINGMAN/MEARNS BAD BURNS/DIED No further information available at this time.